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Laura D. Mruk

Laura D. Mruk
Partner, Rockford Office
120 W. State Street, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 219
Rockford , IL 61105-0219
Phone: 815 987 8900
Fax: (815) 968-0019
lmruk@wilmac.com
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Education

J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law,  magna cum laude, 2008

B.A., Cedarville University, high honors, 2005

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Background

Laura D. Mruk is a native of Gurnee, Illinois. She concentrates her practice in the litigation of employment, landlord/tenant, commercial, trust and estate matters. Laura also focuses on appellate law having represented clients in the Illinois appellate courts, the Seventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. She has experience advocating for clients throughout all stages of litigation including mediation, arbitration, and trial.

In her employment practice, Laura represents management interests in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship with their employees, including counseling employers with respect to the hiring process, discipline and separation of their employees, and if necessary, the representation of employers in connection with litigated disputes. She has represented employers in a wide variety of matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Laura also represents trustees and administrators in contested trust and estate matters.

Laura is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Winnebago County Bar Association. Laura is currently assistant editor for the Illinois State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section Council and the Corporate Law Department Section Council. Laura is also a member of the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Active in the community, Laura previously served as President of the Rockford Dance Company Board of Directors, and she is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Rock River Valley and Rockford Area Society for Human Resource Management. She is also an active member of the Junior League of Rockford. She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Emerging Lawyers representing the top two percent of Illinois lawyers who are 40 years old or younger or practicing law 10 years or less and have proven themselves professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career.


Publications
New Employer Obligations for Pregnancy Accommodations



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